Arrest made in Kingtree Court homicide

A 15-year-old male suspect has been charged in connection with a shooting that killed his 17-year-old friend. The suspect, who Lexington Police cannot name because of his age, was arrested Friday and charged with Murder.

Shortly before 7 p.m. Friday, November 15, Lexington Police was notified of a shooting that had occurred in a home on Kingtree Court. Inside the home, officers located the victim deceased from a gunshot wound.

Investigators determined that the suspect, victim, and a third friend had been in possession of a handgun when the shooting occurred.

Following his arrest, the suspect was transported to the Fayette Regional Juvenile Detention Center.